Home > United Nations Online Network in Public Administration and Finance (UNPAN)
1. Global
2. Africa
3. Arab States
Arab States
4. Asia & Pacific
Asia & Pacific
5. Europe
6. Latin America & Caribbean
Latin America & Caribbean
7. North America
North America
UNPAN Africa
Public Administration News  
South Africa: Thaba-Nchu School for visually Impaired gets Computer Lab
Source: www.sanews.gov.za
Source Date: Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Focus: Knowledge Management in Government
Country: South Africa
Created: Apr 30, 2014

“Use this [lab] correctly to empower and educate yourselves … as education is the best weapon to fight poverty,” said the deputy minister.
Deputy Minister Bogopane-Zulu and the MTN Foundation have partnered to establish accessible computer laboratories with specialised equipment that is responsive to the special needs of visually impaired and hearing impaired learners.

Many schools for learners with disabilities have the challenge of a lack of resources and infrastructure.

“Today we are giving you a computer lab to include you in the global world. [This lab] makes you connected to the rest of the world. We never had those things but we dreamed of you having them one day,” she said.
The deputy minister urged the learners to look after the lab.
News Home

 Tag This
 Tell A Friend
del.icio.us digg this Slashdot
0 ratings
Views: 367

Comments: 0 Bookmarked: 0 Tagged: 0

0 Comments | Login to add comment

Site map | FAQs | Terms and Privacy | Contact Us
Copyright 2019 by UNPAN - United Nations Public Administration Network